Midwife shortages blamed for home births falling to 15-year low

Published: 16/10/2017
Midwife shortages blamed for home births falling to 15-year low
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Only one in 50 babies born at home in 2016, raising concerns that women in England and Wales are not given range of choices The number of women having a home birth has fallen to a 15-year low as concern rises that some expectant mothers are being denied one because there are too few midwives. Only one in 50 babies in England and Wales were born at home last year, according to National Office of St

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